CURRENT VACANCIES

Part Time Musician/Teacher: Woodwind (Double Reed)                  
Big Noise Govanhill, Glasgow £29,518 - £32,798 per annum (pro-rata)

Sistema Scotland is looking for a part-time Musician Teacher (Woodwind - Double Reed) for Big Noise Govanhill (Glasgow).

 

This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music.  We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi - faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community.

 

You will work as part of the dynamic team, delivering a visionary, socially driven children’s orchestra centre.  You will work with children from pre-school, primary school, secondary school, and adults. Being creative in designing and introducing new ways of learning you will use the orchestra to grow children’s confidence, respect, aspiration, drive and understanding.  As part of the team you will develop innovative ways to engage children and families, including home visits and community performances.

 

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must have experience of working with large and varied groups of children along with a track record of success in giving music instruction to children on your specialist instrument.

  

This is a permanent post, working 2.5 or 3 days per week during school term time.  Days of work will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Tuesday and Wednesday are full days). From summer 2020, this role will also include working 4 or 5 days per week during school holidays.

  

Click here for the Job Advert for Musician/Teacher (Woodwind - Double Reed), Big Noise Govanhill, Glasgow

 

Click here for the Job Description and Person Specification for Musician/Teacher (Woodwind - Double Reed), Big Noise Govanhill, Glasgow

 

We welcome applications from all nationalities. However we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.  If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted).

 

To apply, please click on the Apply to Work with Us  link of the left hand panel.  Please also use the Guidance Notes section.


For any additional information please e-mail hr@sistemascotland.org.uk or telephone 01786 475349.

 

Closing date for all applications is Monday 18th November 2019 at 10.00 am.

 

The selection process (which will include a panel interview, short audition and a demonstration lesson) will be held in Govanhill, Glasgow on Wednesday 27th November 2019.


All successful applicants will be subject to PVG check.


 

Big Noise Cover Musicians (Strings)
Raploch (Stirling) and Govanhill (Glasgow)   


Sistema Scotland’s vision is to transform lives with music.

 

Big Noise Raploch (Stirling) and Big Noise Govanhill (Glasgow) are looking for Cover Musicians (Strings) to work as part of a dynamic team delivering a visionary, socially driven children’s orchestra centre.

 

This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi - faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community.  We currently run programmes in Raploch (Stirling), Govanhill (Glasgow), Torry (Aberdeen) and Douglas (Dundee).

 

By growing children’s orchestras in urban priority areas our mission is to transform children’s lives with music, empower communities and grow future orchestras. 

 

Cover Musicians enable us to continue our core delivery when Musicians are on leave or are unwell.  They also help greatly in the build up to important events when we need extra support to fully prepare the children.

 

Cover Musicians are required to carry out a variety of roles including supporting or leading sessions, supervising children in the break times and setting up and packing away the orchestras.

 

Cover Musicians are offered work as and when required by Sistema Scotland on a self-employed basis.  There is no obligation for Sistema Scotland to offer Cover Musicians work, or for Cover Musicians to accept any work offered to them.  Fees are £25 per hour for the first 2 hours and £20 per hour thereafter.

 

Click here to view the advert for Cover Musicians (Strings)

 

We welcome applications from all nationalities however before you apply, please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK.  For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa. If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted).

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

If you are interested in applying for the role as Cover Musician (Strings), please email your CV and covering letter to hr@sistemascotland.org.uk, along with details of the names and contact details for two professional referees.  Cover Musicians are offered work subject to PVG check although having a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to working with Sistema Scotland. 

 

Closing date for applications has been extended to Friday 29th November 2019 at 10am.

 

The selection process (which will include a panel interview, a short audition and a demonstration lesson with a group of children) will be held in Raploch (Stirling) and Govanhill (Glasgow).  Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th December 2019.


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